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Pennsylvania small businesses may soon be able to benefit from Volkswagen settlement funds which will be available as rebates and grants for eligible projects. DEP hopes to have the application process up and running this spring. Pennsylvania is...Read More
New regulations intended to control VOC emissions from industrial cleaning operations could potentially impact many small businesses not already regulated elsewhere. The anticipated compliance date is September 1, 2018. The Pennsylvania...Read More
Comments Due 1/16/18 for General Permit for Discharges from Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production FacilitiesWednesday January 3rd 2018
The Department of Environmental Protection published notice in the December 16 PA Bulletin of a proposed PAG-11 NPDES General Permit for Discharges from Concentrated Aquatic Animal Production Facilities (3800-PM-BCW0006d). Comments are due...Read More
DEP released new and updated general permits for well sites, midstream processing and transmission of natural gas. The two draft final general permits address methane emissions and other air pollutants from unconventional well sites and from...Read More
EPA’s 2017-18 SBIR solicitation is now open and will remain open until December 19th. CLICK HERE for more details on the solication and application process. Given EPA’s modest budget, they ask that only proposals that are responsive to the...Read More
Close to 100 small businesses joined us on July 27th at Villanova University to learn about EPA, DOE and USDA SBIR Funding Opportunities and to meet one-on-one with agency representatives. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is...Read More
DEP is proposing updates to the Safe Drinking Water regulations and fees in a proposed rulemaking: Safe Drinking Water General Update and Fees (25 Pa. Code, Chapter 109). The purpose of the proposed rulemaking package is to amend the Department’s...Read More
The Small Business Advantage Grant provides 50% matching grants, up to a maximum of $9,500 ($7,000 for lighting-only upgrades), to enable Pennsylvania small businesses to purchase energy efficient or pollution prevention equipment or adopt waste...Read More